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Practice Areas

Emma heads Merilampi's Real Estate and Construction practice group.

Her practice is particularly focused on demanding construction and project law assignments. She has broad experience in negotiating and drafting complex project agreements, providing risk management advice during construction and dispute resolution.

Emma has advised clients on major infrastructure, property development and industrial construction endeavours, on construction management and alliance contracting, and on prominent Finnish public private partnerships (PPP). She regularly represents key players in the construction industry in disputes both in litigation and arbitration proceedings.

In addition to her law degree, Emma has earned a Master of Science degree in Construction Economics and Management from the Helsinki University of Technology. She has authored books on construction management contracting and contractors’ guarantee liabilities.


Merilampi Attorneys Ltd., Partner 2017–, Castrén & Snellman Attorneys Ltd., 2009–2016, RIL Conciliation Ltd., 2007–2009, NCC Construction Ltd., 2004–2009.

Professional Memberships

IBA, AIJA (National Representative), Finnish Association of Civil Engineers, Finnish Arbitration Association, Young Arbitration Club Finland (YAC), The Association of Finnish Lawyers.